In 1914 six Shafter, CA families formed a Seventh-day Adventist congregation.

They kept handwritten German records from 1915 through 1936.

If you might help translate them please contact Mike Dirksen. Thank you.


Book One 1915-1927
All Pages
German Pages - Enhanced Scans

These PDF files contain links to large scans and translations (if available).

Book Two 1927-1937
All Pages - Photos
German Pages - Scans

Who Are They?

View (or download) an Alphabetical List or a Chronological List of Members.

The Congregation in 1930

Many have been identified, but not all.


Where they came from
Shafter CA
1914
N Dakota
1900
MBtoSDA
1881
S Dakota
1876
Kansas
1874
Russia
1820
Prussia
1760
Books and photographs courtesy of Shafter resident and Church Secretary
Joyce Dirksen Pitts and her son Rocky.